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Festival fever and Tangled Feet

Bunrtwater Festival comes to Spalding next weekend.  Photo by Warren King.

Bunrtwater Festival comes to Spalding next weekend. Photo by Warren King.

Fire jugglers, stilt walkers, water wheels and maypole dancing are in store during a magical two days in Spalding next weekend.

The first-ever Burntwater Festival comes to the town on Saturday and Sunday, August 2 and 3 - the latest arts event under the Transported programme.

Events start at Springfields Festival Gardens where a host of characters from Middlesex-based Tangled Feet theatre company will be setting off around Spalding in of the “means to survive and thrive”.

David Norton, chief executive of Springfields Horticultural Society, said: “We are really looking forward to this amazing and creative event linking the society’s Festival Gardens to Ayscoughfee Gardens and Spalding town centre.”

The characters from Tangled Feet will also been popping up at Spalding’s Chain Bridge Forge, the Twin Bridges near West Elloe Avenue, Spalding water Taxi and Ayscoughfee Gardens where a day of live music, open air theatre and “whispering trees” will be held on Sunday.

Transported programme director Nick Jones said: “Tangled Feet have created what promises to be a remarkable event that will stay in the mind of Spalding residents for years to come.”

Photos by Warren King and Kamal Prashar.

 

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